About Attapulgus, Georgia

Attapulgus is a city in Decatur County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 449 .The town's name is an Indian word meaning "Dogwood"; due to the abundance of attapulgite, which makes up the clay soil throughout much of the Southeast, the mineral was named after the town.

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Attapulgus Facts

  • Population Total: 449
  • Square Miles: 0.8
  • Area Code: 229
  • Elevation: 318
  • Postal Codes: 31715, 39815
  • Timezone: North American Eastern